RBR History    

    Located in the Chicago area since 1984, RBR has been supplying Northern Illinois and the tri-state area with quality American and imported machine tools.  RBR specializes in large capacity, high precision manufacturing with the latest technology.  Richard Ragnini began his first nine years in the machine tool industry as vice president of manufacturing for a high production machine shop.  For the next ten years, he continued his training in CNC salesperson for a major midwest distributer.  With his background in engineering and machine tool sales, Richard Ragnini founded RBR Associates, Inc. in 1984.  With over 45 years of machine tool and engineering experience and over a quarter billion dollars in successful machine installations, RBR proves experience DOES count.